2018 Silverado – Every Trim Level & More Explained!Android Nov 28th, 2017
The 2018 Silverado offers various trim levels & model levels that allow you to make the most out of your truck! Here’s a handy outline of available engines, cab sizes, bed sizes and trim levels.
CAB SIZES/BED SIZES/ENGINES/DRIVETRAIN
The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado can be configured with the following. (Note: not all cab sizes, bed sizes, drivetrain configurations & engines are interchangeable).
Cab sizes: Drivetrain:
Regular Cab (2 full doors) 2WD – Only the rear wheels driven by the engine.
Double Cab (2 full doors, 2 smaller doors) 4WD – All four wheels are driven by the engine.
Crew Cab (4 full doors)
Bed sizes: Engines:
Short Box – 5.7-feet 4.3L V6 – 285hp & 305lb-ft (best in class torque)
Standard Box – 6.6-feet 5.3L V8 – 355hp & 383lb-ft (best in class economy)
Long Box – 8-feet 6.2L V8 – 420hp & 460lb-ft (best in class 12,500lb towing capacity [w/Max Trailering Pkg])
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SILVERADO TRIM LEVELS
Work Truck (WT)
The 2018 Silverado WT is the perfect- you guessed it- work truck. It delivers BIG capability yet also adds three great new, now-standard features for 2018: 7″ MyLink touchscreen w/ Apple CarPlay & Android Auto, six-speaker audio system and a Rear Vision Camera!
Other features include cloth upholstery with a 40/20/40 split-bench seat, HID projector-beam headlamps with LED signature Daytime Running Lamps, CornerStep rear bumper, power locks, and a 6,500lb GVWR on RWD models with the 4.3L engine.
Step up to the LS trim and you’ll get even more style & capability with chrome front & rear bumpers, remote locking tailgate, power heated outside mirrors & windows, keyless entry, OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot and 17-inch wheels.
Similar in spec to the LS, but even more style! Look for 20-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels, body-colour front & rear bumpers + grill surround + headlamp bezels and frame-mounted tow hooks.
As the most-popular model in the Silverado range the LT is big on style and substance. Look for an upgraded 8-inch MyLink touchscreen with voice-activation, CD player, 17-inch aluminum wheels, E-Z Lift & Lower tailgate, rear wheelhouse liners (crew & double cab models), and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.
LT Z71 (aka LT 2LT)
The same as the LT but with one major distinction: the addition of the Z71 Off-Road Package!
It adds Rancho brand shocks, air cleaner, Hill Descent Control, Underbody Shield and Recovery Hooks, Z71 sill plates, unique gauge cluster & interior trim, unique body-colour lower bumper & grill design with Z71 badge & tailgate badge. Opt for a 4WD model and you’ll also receive the Z82 Trailering Package, G80 auto locking rear differential and 18-inch wheels.
Opt for this trim and you’ll get the 5.3L V8 as standard, along with a Trailering Package, leather upholstery with heated front seats, remote vehicle start, external transmission cooler, LED headlamps & tail lamps, locking differential, and dual-zone climate control.
LTZ Z71 (aka LTZ 2LZ)
Exactly the same as the LTZ with the addition of the vaunted Z71 package (see above).
The very best of the best! This top-trim level comes with 20-inch wheels, 6-inch tubular side steps, spray-on bedliner, premium BOSE sound system, 8-inch touchscreen with built-in navigation, 12-way heated & ventilated leather front seats, heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, power-adjustable pedals, and an Enhanced Driver Alert Package.
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Questions? Let us know what you think of the 2018 Silverado in the comments below, contact us to find out more (905-878-2355) or visit us at 801 Main St. E, Milton, Ontario.
By: Drew Singer